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Short's Black Cherry Porter - Short's Brewing Company

Short's Black Cherry PorterShort's Black Cherry Porter

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BA SCORE
87
very good

245 Ratings
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Ratings: 245
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 14.25%


Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
One of our biggest beers offered, the Black Cherry Porter is a full flavored strong porter brewed with sweet black cherries. The formula consists of several different malts, lending deep opaque color with purple lace from the fresh fruit it's fermented with. Nearly 4 lbs. of fresh sweet black cherries go into each gallon of brew. A flavor of deep lustrous malt complexity and fullness, yet smooth with soft hints of toasted chocolate and pleasurable black cherry flavors. This beer has become one of our most sought after seasonal selections. People have lined up to drink nothing but Black Cherry Porter when brought to beer festivals and other off premise events. Now we bring it to you, enjoy.

35 I.B.U.'s
O.G. 19 deg. Plato
9 % A.B.V.

(Formerly called Rocky Top Black Cherry Porter, named after Rocky Top orchard.)

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-19-2004)
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BMMillsy

Florida

3.7/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours pitch black with a small brown head that recedes quickly. Big chocolate aroma with a background of fruit, anise, and surprising spice. Flavor is bitter chocolate with only hints of the cherry. Big and bold, with tobacco and fruit mixed together. Hop bitter holds the sweetness in check. Pretty flavorful porter here, bordering on a stout. Not bad.

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2013 18:53:20 | More by BMMillsy
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

4.11/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-dark brown black color with a light brown head and decent lacing

S-chocolate, roasted malt, cherry, hint of coffee, slightly smoky

T-dark roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, cherry, hints of smoke, slightly bitter finish

F-medium to full body with moderate carbonation, smooth and cream

O-a well-made porter, the cherry is well-integrated into the beer, probably my favorite beer with cherries so far

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2013 22:37:49 | More by MDDMD
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beerhan

Ohio

3.88/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle - dated 10/04/12

A-Pours a huge black color with almost a reddish hue to it. Foamy mahogany 2 finger head that leaves a reddish brown ring.

S-As with many of Short's beers this one does not fail to deliver on uniqueness. Smells of black licorice, roasty dark chocolate with a very up front cherry peel aroma with a subtle smoke aroma in the background.

T-A little smokey and nutty on the front with a burnt cherry flavor that slowly comes in.

M-This one has an odd finish. It almost feels like I am running my tongue across wood. The cherry incorporates itself well into the aroma and taste but gives an awkward body to the beer.

O-This was definitely interesting. I do not really care for cherry in stouts and porters but this one is alright. For what it is, it is pretty tasty but not really my thing. If you are a cherry stout/porter fan this will impress but to me it is just a bit gimmicky. I would have probably liked the cherry to be very noticeable but I kind of feel if there was any more added there may have been a medicinal character to the flavor.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2013 03:43:14 | More by beerhan
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chugalug06

Colorado

4.49/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Lingering 1 1/2 finger foamy lt. brown head. Brew is pretty thick and deep and dark brown/black. Awesome lacing too.. Tons of proteins

Roasty, chocolate, moderately sweet, cherry, deep, complex, bready, yum!

Lighter than I though it would be. Dry-sweetness, roasty, chewy, leathery, great subtle cherry flavor, dark chocolate, perfect light carbonation, no heat, no bitterness. Amazing.

This brew could be Shorts best brew.. It's phenomenal. Dare I say, recommended? Thanks Abanton for sharing. For the record: I HATE SMOKED BREWS!!! This is NOT a smoked brew, does it have subtle smoke aroma/flavors? yes. The smoke "character" only adds to this fine brews complexity.

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2013 04:38:27 | More by chugalug06
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jeonseh

Indiana

4.13/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a FFF tulip

A - Dark brown with a slight ruby tint. Two finger mocha colored head that leaves nice lacing down the glass

S - Reminds me of cherry chip ice cream as I get chocolate, vanilla, and sweet cherry. Big sweet nose, especially for a porter

T - Up front there is sweet vanilla with a hint of tart cherry. In the middle, I get roasted malts and dark chocolate. The finish is smokey, roasted malt and dark, bitter chocolate. A little sweeter than a normal porter and the cherry adds a nice fruitiness to the normal smokey porter style

MF - Light body with low carbonation. A little watery. The finish is slightly astringent and smokey as the roasted malt lingers on the tongue.

O - A nice twist on a porter as the cherry flavors make this is a bit sweeter and tarter than normal. It helps that this is a solid porter even without the cherry so adding it in adds another layer of complexity instead of being a gimmick. The nose is definitely a highlight of the beer as that is where the cherry and vanilla really make themselves known.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2012 02:02:53 | More by jeonseh
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Holland

Illinois

2.95/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thanks to Otis once again for giving me this as an extra!

A: black to caramel in color, very rich looking with a small head that lingers, completely covering the top of the glass.

S: chocolate, coffee, and some cherry. It's roasty, but not overly so. Smells wonderful, with a hint of sweetness and tartness. A bit of medicine-like smell comes through sometimes, along with something metallic.

T: from chocolate and roasted flavors to some slight fruit flavor, a bit of malt, with an aftertaste that is far too smokey for my liking.

M: medium body, medium carbonation, but something was off about the feel. Maybe the mix of tastes tricked my mouth into thinking the feel is abnormal.

O: drinkability is low with the aftertaste, but it makes me want to continue drinking quickly. It seemed to get worse with each sip. After leaving it for a bit, I have a pleasant porter aftertaste. Started off so interesting and delicious.

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2012 01:56:49 | More by Holland
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erickehoe

Michigan

4.03/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into pint glass. Bottle date 10/04/12

Pours a dark dark red, opaque, with a heavy, tan, 1/2 inch thick head.

I can smell the tartness of the cherries in competition with the hefty aroma of malt. A bit of alcohol in there. Smells like a sipping beer.

The taste is complex from start to finish. Wow. Starts off with coffee, malt, and a mystery flavor in the middle. Caramel? Finishes tart with the black cherries.

Feels silky smooth. Buttery. Coats the inside of the mouth.

I give Short's high praise (again) for their experimental attempt. I think "Black Cherry Porter" accurately sums up the overall modus operandi of this beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2012 03:16:36 | More by erickehoe
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tectactoe

Michigan

2.09/5  rDev -45.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 1.5

I believe I had an infected bottle. I will keep this review/score here until I am able to snag another helping of this brew upon which I will re-rate if it turns out it really was infected. I'm hoping so - because this beer sounds great in theory, but the bottle I had was pretty vile.

Pours dark as hell with a deep tan, ruby red hued head with wonderful staying power. Easy to conjure back by swirling the glass a little bit, too. The initial aroma doesn't really remind me of cherries - I'm picking up more of a woody-nutty smell, some bitter coffee, and strange caramel notes. I say "strange" because I'm still not sure if it's caramel I'm tasting - some kind of malty flavor I can't exactly describe.

The taste is even more strange than the smell. The biggest thing I'm getting up front is a weird smoked meat flavor. Yes, smoked meat. The first second of the sip hints at a smoked porter, with the meaty flavor and the burnt wood chips in the back. Then, right in front of your palate, the beer turns into an almost sickeningly sweet concoction of blackberry, black cherry juice, and prunes. For just a SPLIT second, I pick up a slight hint that reminds me of A1 steak sauce. The wood chip taste is heavy in the end as well, with some earthy notes. The final notes are kind of musty, and a weird combination of sweet and bitter than isn't very desirable. Medium body, silky smooth, and a nice amount of carbonation.

I always commend Short's for their prowess and willingness to try different things. Unfortunately this porter missed the mark just a bit. I didn't really get much black cherry at all, and the combination of sweetness and smokiness was kind of upsetting. It was tough to choke down the whole bottle, I probably won't be having this one again.

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2012 01:36:52 | More by tectactoe
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SkeeterBoganski

Colorado

3.08/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Brewed with "black cherry puree"; color-wise, this beer is dark, almost oil-like; there are some very slight red tinges in the head, which is a bit frothy and sits at about a quarter inch; the lacing is substantial and stays on the glass well after a sip subsides; the nose is very dark roasted, almost bitter; there is a very light sweetness in the aroma; that said, there really isn't any cherry flavor here; it's pretty bitter on the tongue, almost coffee roasted; again, some very light sweetness in flavor but the cherry is non-distinguished; interesting taste for sure and heavy like a porter!

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2012 00:46:45 | More by SkeeterBoganski
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.4/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This poured out as a very thick looking black beer. The head was brown with a little bit of retention and lacing. The smell of the beer has a subtle cherry note, reminded me of a syrup I used in a home brew once. The other aromas I get from this are roasted malts and not too much else. The taste of the beer is very roasted in te beginning, as it warms up it gets a little sweeter. The cherry flavor isn't nearly as prominent as I expected it to be. The mouthfeel of this beer reminds me more of a stout than a porter. Overall this beer is heavier than I expected, it's good but I really wanted more sweet cherry from it. Still an enjoyable beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2012 19:56:14 | More by Knapp85
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rudzud

Massachusetts

3.83/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Received as an extra from czar_chasm. Poured into my Duvel tulip.

A - Pours a nice deep deep dark brownish black with a good once finger dark dark milk chocolate head that faded to leave a thin blanket and dense halo. Very nice.

S - Aromas..hmm..nice malts and chocolate, but I really cant find any cherries

T - Taste is full of nice roasted malts and dark chocolate. That in itself is very nice with some super faint sour dark fruits. Unfortunately I cant just locate dark cherries.

M - Mouthfeel is nice, silky, creamy. Very good. Slight sour/bitter lingering finish/aftertaste. Nice on the tongue.

O - Overall, its enjoyable. Wish there was more cherry here though. Other than that its quite nice.

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2012 02:30:31 | More by rudzud
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kawilliams81

Yukon (Canada)

3.38/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into Half Acre tulip.

A- pours near black with a 1 finger brown head. Large bubbles of lacing ring atop the beer.

S- dark chocolate, smoke/peat, and some dark fruits.

T- dark chocolate, peated malts, some light smoke and dark cherries come in near the end.

M- medium body and low carbonation. Slightly acidic from the cherry purée.

O- the peat and smoke was off-putting at first but the cherry flavors come out more as the beer warms. Still nothing spectacular.

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2012 03:13:42 | More by kawilliams81
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sukwonee

Washington

4.03/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Looks awesome. Really dark brown opaque body with 2 finger mocha foam with lots of lacing.

S: hmmmm... I smell roasted malt, bitter coffee, and some sour fruit (cherries probably).

T: Ok, so this beer tastes like porter at the beginning and changes to a fruit flavored ale. Very unique actually and I kind of liked it. Black cherry puree really does kick it towards the end, providing sourness and tartness.

M: Farily creamy.

O: Once again, unique and surprisingly refreshing. I was expecting a porter with a hint of black cherries, but instead I got two different beers in one.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2012 03:03:06 | More by sukwonee
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superspak

Michigan

4.13/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled 10/31/2011. Pours pitch black color with a nice 1 finger dense tan head with good retention that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Some slight spotty lacing on the glass. Aromas of creamy chocolate, cherry, roasted malt, caramel, molasses, light coffee, biscuit, and light herbal hops. Nice and fairly well balanced aromas with good strength. Taste of big milk chocolate, roasted malt, caramel, cherry, biscuit, light coffee, and slight herbal spiciness. Minimal bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of semisweet chocolate, roasted malt, caramel, light cherry, and biscuit for a good bit. Nice balance of the tart cherries here. Only a light amount is present letting you know it is there, with big chocolate flavor on top. No cloying sweetness at all. Medium carbonation and body; with a very nice creamy and slightly slick mouthfeel. Alcohol is almost completely hidden with hardly any warming on the finish noticed. Overall this is a great porter! Nice and robust flavors with great balance; and very smooth to drink.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2012 03:50:03 | More by superspak
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GONZALOYANNA

Spain

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

355ml bottle.Tumbler glass.Enjoyed on apr´12. Pours black in color,deep dark brown to the light. Brown,small bubbled,froth creates a thick,creamy lasting crown.Toasted malts,cherry & hints of cocoa to the nose.Fruity & bitter upfront followed by a dry malt flavor & quite sour mouthfeel. Roasted malts in the middle. Earthy palate.Sharp bitter finish with fresh tobacco hues.Full body,medium carbonation.Fruity aftertaste, roasted coffee notes.Refreshing & drinkable -ABV well hidden-.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2012 16:59:09 | More by GONZALOYANNA
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4DAloveofSTOUT

Illinois

3.38/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

poured into snifter glass.

Appearance: dark brown to a light black bodied beer with a reddish hue to it. 3 finger of dark brown head that slowely drops down to a moderate cap. Spotty lace on the glass.

Smell: I get lots of cherry notes and some roasty notes as well. This beer smells like it might be infected. Hope its not very infected...

Taste: Yup. Its infected. On the bright side...the taste is not that bad even with its infection. Its starts of smokey and roasty like a porter. Just a little chocolate and coffee are noticed. Then the cherries come to the party. The aftertaste is what off in the taste of this beer. Its got a little bit of that sour aftertaste that lets you know that this beer is off. A soured cherry porter is an interesting beer.

Mouthfeel: Its a fairely thin porter, which I think is also due to infection issues of this beer. Low end of a medium bodied beer. Carbonation is moderate. Its easy drinking.

Overall: another case of shorts beer being infected. I would like to try this one when its not infected. There is lots of potential here!

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2012 03:31:53 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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Aethien

Netherlands

4.13/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip, it's black with a nice slightly reddish brown ~1 finger head, very pretty.
I smell roasted malts, dark chocolate, cherries and hints of other red fruit. As it warms the cherries are more pronounced.
In the taste the cherries are much more present than in the smell which makes for a fruity and sweet porter, something I appreciate but which probably isn't to everyone's liking. It even reminds me a little of Kasteel Rouge.
I love the combination of the sweetness of the cherry with the slight coffee and chocolate flavours. My main gripe is that the cherry feels added to the beer more than part of the beer (Not sure how to word that so I hope people get it).
It has a lot more carbonation than I had expected which makes it quite easy to drink.

Overall I found this to be an interesting and good beer and something I may very well pick up more often.

Serving type: bottle

03-20-2012 19:57:40 | More by Aethien
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jegross2

Illinois

2.83/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Reviewing the Short's Black Cherry Porter from Short's Brewing Company.
Score: 70

Bottled on 10/31/11 bottle, served in a Surly Darkness snifter and enjoyed on 01/26/12.

Appearance: One finger of creamy dark tan colored head that settles into splotchy head in the center of the beer and a ring around the glass. Solid lacing followed by an oily film on the side of the glass. Black colored body with thin brown highlights at the top of the glass. 4/5

Smell: Roasted chocolate, creamy chocolate, black cherry and a little coffee. There is a light smokiness and a very very faint aromas of subtle blackberry. Aroma turns to sour fruit as it warms. 3/5

Taste: Taste is a lot "cherrier" and "blackberrier" than the aroma would have you believe -- both upfront and on the midpalate. Whereas the cherry aromas were complementary in the nose, they take the lead on the palate. A little tart and sweet, almost grape soda like, at first, but the cherry/berry flavors disappate towards the finish. Finish is straight charred chocolate and a hint of coffee. The front is very sweet and a little tart, but the finish is dry and a little bitter. 2.5/5

Mouthfeel: Medium-plus bodied, medium-plus carbonation. Finish is quite dry and a little bitter. 3/5

Overall: The aroma of this beer was initially inviting, but the flavor is too unbalanced and the beer turns oddly sour as it reaches room temperature. The berry/cherry/charred chocolate flavors meld well in the aroma, but they seem awkwardly juxtaposed and unbalanced on the palate.

Recommendation: An interested beer, perhaps worth having once, but this is not worth seeking out or buying a six pack of.

Pairings: The chocolate and cherry/berry flavors would make an interesting complement to a chocolate cake.

Cost: $10.99 for a six pack.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2012 05:28:50 | More by jegross2
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cosmicevan

New York

3.43/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

many thanks to Marti403, enjoyed in my ccb snifter.

a - really dark and sludgy with a generous creamy tan head. i know the lines are often blurred, but this looks like a stout. looks really nice. much more vibrant than what i expect from a porter.

s - roasted char and a hint of black cherry in there (if not from the power of suggestion alone). much more porter in the nose than the looks. nice.

t - very weird. the black cherry is there, but clashes somewhat with the porter flavors. very charred. grape soda. not bad, but not great either.

m - prickly carbonation...leaves a grape soda kind of feeling. pretty full bodied for a porter.

o - whoa...weird, but i guess that's what i've come to expect from short's unique and different. not always great, but always interesting. this one isn't bad, but the black cherry adds a dimension to the porter that isn't necessarily a compliment in my opinion. but then again, would you expect this to be a classic porter? definitely good for what it is.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2012 02:58:31 | More by cosmicevan
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bishopdc0

Maine

3.23/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Got this as an extra in a trade shared with my wife.

This beer is black with fluffy tan head. The head is thick and creamy and laces well.

The nose is sweet definitely a porter almost like a porter that got a little infected not in a bad way. Has a almost vanilla nose in the end.

The taste is a thick creamy porter to start sweet . The cherry tart flavor comes in and lingers. The flavor is isn't artificial . The carbonation is big but never harsh well rounded a good beer to try but I couldn't have it every day no could I finish it.

My wife liked it better then I

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2012 00:32:03 | More by bishopdc0
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TheStove

Illinois

3.4/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a "mini" imperial pint glass (~14oz). Pours a nice inky black with a good lingering mocha colored finger of foam.

Initially smells are of a light cherry sweetness thinly veiling a creamy malt profile. Drinks similar to the smell with a delightful delicious sweet malt rich malt flavor underpinned by the tate of cherries. Almost tastes like cherry juice was added to the bottle. Some slight chocolate and bitter malt flavors linger on the tongue between sips. The cherry becomes a bit more apparent as the brew goes down, at times the first flavor on your tongue and at others noticeable mixing with the malt flavors at the finish of the sip.

Overall, not an average beer but I think it stands out less than some of Shorts' other offerings. I think if I'm drinking a cherry beer from Michigan, it's likely going to be Bell's Cherry Stout.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2012 02:26:26 | More by TheStove
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ahq514

Illinois

3.33/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 12 oz bottle into tulip glass.

Pours black with a finger sized mocha head. Head fades to a film on top of the beer. Appears to have some moderate carbonation. Not really any lacing.

Aroma seems fairly subdued, but the dominant aroma is black cherries. There is some lightly roasted malt hiding behind there, but other than that I can't pick much up.

Starts out with a little bit of dry roast and bitterness and then transitions into juicy cherries, with an light off metallic taste. The beer finishes a little malty, but the pieces don't come together that well.

Moderate carbonation and slightly over medium body. Drinkable, but not overly so.

I seem to keep buying Shorts' beers, but I have yet to be impressed with a seasonal. This is no exception. While I appreciate them trying to bring cherry flavors into a porter, the flavors just don't come together well enough to warrant a higher rating than about average.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2011 04:53:15 | More by ahq514
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elNopalero

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This pours a ruby black—you can see the dark intense red when held to light. It has an aroma of dark cherries and a light smoke. Smoke and roast comes through when tasted. A lighter roast that finishes dry and roasty along with a touch of smoked malts makes this beer engaging, complex and enjoyable.

Serving type: on-tap

12-22-2011 19:12:24 | More by elNopalero
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zachary80

Indiana

3.98/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle into a pint. Bought a week ago from a store with good turnover, but there is no date.

Pours black, looks thick for a porter. No real head, just a few tan bubbles. Nice lacing almost makes up for the lack of head.

Smell is strongly of the roasted malts with some of the fruitness of the cherries. Tart.

Great balance of the fruitiness and the porter. Actually seems more stoutish, but works very well.

Mouthfeel is smooth and enjoyable.

Overall this reminds me of a superior version of Bell's Cherry Stout. Very tasty and balanced

Serving type: bottle

12-18-2011 01:41:50 | More by zachary80
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BeRanger

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a plum, dark color with about one finger of head.

S: A good combination of cherry smell mixed with the typical porter aroma - meshes nicely.

T: A fantastic mix of the grainy/toasty porter with a sweet cherry overtone. The cherry however isn't over-powering.

M: Medium mody with good carbonation.

O: Compared with a few other "Cherry Porters" this past weekend - this one was the clear winner. The amount of cherry was just right to make this a wonderful beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2011 01:51:43 | More by BeRanger
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Short's Black Cherry Porter from Short's Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 245 ratings.